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Fall 2013

1-800 CONTACTS: Transitioning from Public Company to Private Equity to Strategic Exit

Marshall Sonenshine

In 2006, 1-800 CONTACT struck a deal with the private equity firm Fenway Partners to go from public to private—how did this deal benefit both parties?

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Fall 2013

Pommardify: Convertible Notes in Seed Funding

Edward Zimmerman
David Haber

Should the founders of a tech startup re-structure their convertible debt agreement?

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Summer 2013

Map the Players, Change the Game: Evaluating Who is—and Should Be—Involved in Deals and Decisions

Daniel Ames

How can students implement a party mapping technique to successfully manage coalitions?

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Summer 2013

The Walt Disney Company: If You Give this Mouse a Focus

Jerry Kim
Stephan Meier

In 2012, was Disney’s CEO engaging in “empire building” when he acquired Lucasfilm Ltd. or rather navigating the company on a solid strategic course?

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Spring 2012

Betterment

Eric J. Johnson
Stephen P. Zeldes

How can Betterment, a new online investment tool, provide additional value to its customers and continue to grow the company's worth?

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Summer 2013

Chocolat Cordon Rouge: A Capital Budgeting Review

Paul Ingram
Daniel Wolfenzon

How will the top management team at a Paris-based confectioner allocate a predetermined capital expenditure budget over several prospective projects?

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Spring 2013

A Lead User Template: Unlocking the Value of PWD

Nithya Raman
Olivier Toubia

How might people with disabilities (PWD) inspire leading edge market research?

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Summer 2013

Aramark: LBO at a Crossroads

Margaret Cannella
Ellen Carr

How should a newly hired CEO lead his company’s transition to the next phase of ownership and capital structure five years after the execution of a leveraged buyout?

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Summer 2013

Honeywell Corporation: An Introduction to Corporate Pension Plans

Karl C. Mergenthaler

How should a corporate pension investment team allocate growth assets to meet its expected return requirements?

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